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Aug 30, 2013

Weekend Project: Make a DIY Wooden Crate Magazine Rack

Wooden Crate Magazine Rack DIY

This is a cool, rustic way to store your magazine racks without taking too much space, and it doubles as a side table too. Score!

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Aug 19, 2013

How to: Make Simple Rustic Reclaimed Wood and Copper Pipe Furniture

created at: 08/19/2013

The best kinds of creative inspiration are always born out a specific need. "Leftmusing" found herself looking for a very special solution for her apartment: "a table in my oddly shaped kitchen that could act as additional counter space, a place to eat, store kitchen stools and general spot to put stuff on, all while being 16"x52". 

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Oct 16, 2012

How to: Make DIY Vintage-Style Cage Lights

These "vintage" cage lights have character for days, provide plenty of functionality, and help to fill that most often empty space in any room: the ceiling and upper walls.

And, of course, they're sorta pricey. Unless, of course, you make your own.    

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Oct 12, 2012

The Process: Crafting a Rustic Farm Table

Dave Ellison is a Rhode Island based furniture maker that builds classic New England farm tables from local and reclaimed woods, giving each piece loads of character and handmade touches.  

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Aug 06, 2012

How to: Make a Rustic Wood and Leather Hanging Shelf

created at: 08/06/2012

Often, the hardest part of creating and designing DIY projects is sourcing the right materials. Finding something strong yet workable, with just the right amount of visual character can actually be harder than you think. So, what I love about this rustic storage project is its embracing of its worn materials

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Jul 27, 2012

How to: Make DIY Leather Drawer and Cabinet Pulls

Upgrade your cabinet or drawer pulls is a classic, inexpensive way to upgrade the look of your kitchen or a piece of used furniture. But it can also be a great solution to

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Feb 01, 2012

Cabin Porn - Droolworthy Doses of Escapism

created at: 01/31/2012

As some of you may know, I live in the concrete jungle of New York. Honestly, it can be overwhelming sometimes. I miss nature, hiking, and all things rustic. Well, I just discovered a Tumblr blog that will help cure those melancholy nostalgic states: Cabin Porn. That's right…nothing but photo after beautiful photo of fantasy-inducing cabins. Please try not to drool on your keyboard...   

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Sep 17, 2010

How To: Make a Rustic Twig and Wire Bowl

Twig bowl - side view

Scott took a walk in the woods near his home - a very famous woodland that happens to have been featured in films like The Princess Bride, Harry Potter, and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves - and came back with an armload of twigs. Some wire and a biscuit tin later, and he's created this rustic twig bowl, perfect for the fall.

Twig bowl - empty view  

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Aug 30, 2010

How To: Make a Rustic Wooden Mallet

created at: 08/30/2010

There are rubber mallets, seafood mallets, percussion mallets, and then there are the paint-can-sealing, furniture-making, wooden-stake-into-vampire-heart-driving handmade wooden mallets, as you see above.

We bet you can guess which we prefer.  

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